'''North Dakota State University of Agriculture and Applied Sciences''', more commonly known as '''North Dakota State University''' ('''NDSU'''), is a public university|public research university
that sits on a 258-acre campus (~1 km2
) in Fargo, North Dakota|Fargo
, North Dakota
, U.S. The institution was founded as North Dakota Agricultural College in 1890 as the research land grant|land-grant institution
for the state of North Dakota. NDSU is a comprehensive doctoral
research university with programs involved in very high research activity. NDSU offers 102 undergraduate majors, 170 undergraduate degree programs, 6 undergraduate certificate programs, 79 undergraduate minors, 81 master’s degree programs, 47 doctoral degree programs of study and 10 graduate certificate programs. There were 13,323 students attending NDSU from 47 different states and 79 different countries as of spring...